Gotham Goes Ga-Ga
The NYPD first learned of the potential threat to the city's subway system on Monday. At the time, however, the decision was made not to go public with the news[stifled laugh].
A federal source, however, said officials learned of the threat following a U.S. military-CIA raid on an al-Ansar safe house in or near Bagdad earlier this week. [guffaw]
A Homeland Security Department spokesman said "the intelligence community has concluded the information to be of doubtful credibility". [chortle]